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will now look after me and take care of me and meet the demands. >> al-qaeda is asking the united states to stop air strikes in afghanistan and somalia, in pakistan and yemen. they are also asking for several terror suspects who are in custody in the united states to be released. we do not know whether this video was recorded and also at this point, as can you understand at the early hour, we have not yet heard any public statements from the u.s. state department. >> thank you. >>> al-qaeda did suffer a blow. a u.s. drone strike in yemen killed a senior leader. he was killed by a missile when he stepped out of his vehicle. he had been on the fbi's most wanted list for his role in the bombing of the u.s.s. cole in yemen back in 2000. 17 american sailors were killed in the tax. a second al-qaeda operative was also reportedly killed in u.s. air strikes. >> fairfax county police need your help tracking down a hit and run driver who killed a woman. police have now put up electronic message signs in a mount vernon neighborhood asking anyone with information to get aheld of them. 21-year-old sh
officials say poses a major threat to the united states. >> al-qaeda on the arabian peninsula is definitely the greatest threat the united states faces from al-qaeda t controls territory and it is able to move freely through a large swath of territories. so it is able to gather resources. it has places where it can train and provide safe havens. >> reporter: authorities say al- qaeda developed a more refined detonation system for this new bomb. >> early reports say it isn't made out of metal. it would have made it through a metal detector. >> some security officials suggest technology is troubling. >> it is worrysome that al- qaeda on the arabian peninsula is able to build these sorts of bombs still after a year or more of increasing drone strikes killing members of the external operations team. >> reporter: this latest foiled plot has created mixed emotions for some airline travelers. some are relieved. >> not too worried about it. >> reporter: others say not so fast. >> the next one is already either being planned or being stopped or moving further down the pipeline. >> reporter: at this
for the first time despite warnings from the united states and china not to carry out the nuclear test. >>> minorities now surpass whites in births for the first time in the u.s. according to census. rausch and ethnic minority make up almost half of all the children born in the united states. but the rate of growth of hispanics and asians actually fell last year while black growth rates stayed flat. >>> the montgomery county council is reviving a county- wide ambulance fee after it was rejected by vet ores and vetoed by the county executive. they will charge $300 to $#00 for ambulance services. in most cases, health enshushes would pay for that fee. people without insurance or those below a certain income level would be exempt. >>> are more chains in store for american idol? the rumor mill is really churning. is j-lo on the way out? >> no, say its anot so. >> i think they do it to get us talking about it. >> i call it contract negotiates. >>> we are going live to france. a live picture. kevin mccarthy waving hi to our fans out there. we'll speak with him about movies and some parties a
. >> our alcohol excise tax at the present time is below one- half of jurisdictions in the united states. the excise tax in the district has not been increased since 1990. >> estimates on how much this proposed tax will cost vendors varies depending on who you ask. the distilled spirits council of the united states predicted an increase of 12.5% on spirits, 9.7% on wine and 8.5% on beer. >> from national brewers, national distillers, local brewers, wholesalers, restaurants, hotels, grocery stores, all facets of the industry are here. and they all are very much concerned about the excise tax. >> reporter: mayor convincent grate said last week his plan to raise revenue by allowing bars to stay open later remains the best plan. instead of creating a new tax on drinks. >> i stay with where i was in the first place. i said no new taxes also and i don't want to move to introducing a new tax when i said i wouldn't do that. >> reporter: matt ackland, fox 5 news. >> councilman graham believed the $20 million raised could help social service facing budget cuts right now. >> graham and his committe
but otherwise undamaged. cameras everywhere. just remember. >> several world powers including the united states in nuclear talks with iran. straight ahead, we'll get the latest on what is going on in baghdad. >>> facebook and morgan stanley? did the investment bank play a role in the big stock selloff. we are checking more more headlines on the otherside.  >>> new this morning, the ininvestment bank that was the lead underwriter in facebook's public stock offering is now under investigation. regulators are looking into whether morgan stanley selectively informed clients that it cut its revenue estimate for facebook before the stock started trading yesterday. the sudden caution may have contributed to a big selloff. shares of facebook are down now more than 18%. morgan stanley maintains it did comply with all regulations. >>> historic elections are now under way in egypt. some 50 million egyptians are choosing among 13 candidates in the first truly democratic elections. >>> nuclear talks with iran just started. six world powers including the united states are sitting down with iranian nego
a beautiful day like today. >> good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen. we are the united states navy band commodores, the premier jazz ensemble of the united states navy. >> i love this kind of thing where military bands come out and we support them and they put on a great show on the holidays. they work the holidays. holiday >> they are still giving their lives us for and giving us this comfort of being safe and knowing that, if anything happens, they're there. >> it is cotton candy bubble gum. >> yum. is it melting too fast for you? >> no, it hasn't melted even once. once. >> being a new yorker, after 9- 11, it was such a tragedy for everyone. it is a wonderful thing just to know that our men and women are out there giving their lives for us and keeping us safe. ng >> they're having such a good time, you could tell. >> those snow cones looked so good. >> they will be celebrating mousse nikkei different way on t street remembering the life of a legend. >> : our melanie alnwick is on that story. >> good morning. preparations are under way. they are getting ready for a massive public gathe
in the case of the blind dissident. >> now, of course, as part of our dialogue, the united states raises the importance of human rights and fundamental freedoms because we believe that all governments do have to answer to citizens' aspirations for dignity and the rule of law. >> now, clinton quoted president obama saying a cheap that that protects the rights of all its citizens will be a stronger, more prosperous partner for the united states. >> we still have plenty more ahead this morning is morning first, let's take a check. markets. it shows wall street closed mixed yesterday. the dow lost almost 11 but the nasdaq gained over nine points and japan's nikkei up over 29 points overnight. >> most asian markets are falling after disappointing job reports from the u.s. and europe yesterday. new jobs numbers are released later this morning. right now, it is 5:38. we'll be right back in a moment. [ female announcer ] safeway presents real big deals of the week. or how to get great prices on things you need. we know you look around for the best deals. that's why we give you real big club card
was born in mexico, moved to the united states during the mexican revolution. she started up two restaurants and became an activist throwing her support behind cesar chavez who fought for farm workers. >> the stories she can tell. i wonder what she thinks of today. >> can you imagine her, a loaf of bread for $3.25 in the store right now. it was three cents back then actually car, $500. time have changed. >> certainly have. face for face communication on high-tech gadgets leading to more people getting facebook. >> ahead in about 12 minutes, some might say they are taking it just a bit too far. we'll explain. >>> coming up next, we are checking out your weather and your traffic. more rain out there. you can see it as we take a live look at 395 at the 14th street bridge. how much are we going to get? tucker is coming up next. >>> some sports now, bryce harper hit his first big league home run as the nats beat the san diego padres 8-5. let's shown they do it again today. harper became the youngest major leaguer to hit a homer since 1998 going deep on a solo shot to straightaway cent
granddaughter. she wants to be the first princess president of the united states. she was asking her family to submit her photo for the my first five photo but she is sick. >> hopefully, this will still wok. stay with us. 
of civil law. naacp support for marriage equality is deeply rooted in the 14th amendment of the united states constitution, an equal protection of all people. >>> mother nature's fury captured on video. coming up next, look at. this this destructive tornado touches down. >> we'll get the details as we continue. good morning, tucker. >> good morning. we've got some clouds and some showers moving through the area as we speak. might want to bring along an umbrella today. we'll have showers back in the monday forecast. i'll have details on that. julie wright has a look at your traffic. we'll do it right after the break. [ female announcer ] today is the day... ♪ make a change with hellmann's. ♪ make parmesan-crusted chicken. ♪ surprisingly crispier... juicier... mmm. yummier. made with real simple ingredients. find this and other recipes at hellmann's. make it real. make it different. >>> welcome back. time now is 5:15. alive look outside on your monday morning. commute under way when you step outside, get ready. a little change for the weekend. check out this v
in the united states admits it has tape a huge hit. >> j. p. morgan chase says it has lost $2 billion in just the last six weeks. how did this happen? here is fox's elizabeth prann with more. >> reporter: j. p. morgan chase has announceed a $2 billion mistake. a trading portfolio designed to hedge against risk the company takes with its own money has backfired n a phone interview, the ceo says the mishaps with a result of a series of bad decisions. >> in hyped sight, the new strategy was flawed, complex, poorly reviewed, poorly executed and poorly monitored. the portfolio has proven to be riskier, more volatile and less economical than the hedge that we thought. >> reporter: the $2 billion loss occurred over the past six weeks. fox business correspondent liz mcdonald suggests workers at the bank made a bad gamble. >> what i'm hearing is this desk got so big that they were basically warping the directions of the derivatives market. this gentleman was basically betting that the credit of a number of companies, their bonds would improve when they didn't. >> reporter: the company stock has plunge
is making headlines this morning. united states secretary. state hillary clinton is about to arrive in the chinese capital later on this morning but her visit is being overshadowed by the case i'm blind chinese activist who is rumored to be holed up inside the american embassy. before leaving for beijing, secretary clinton refused to talk about the case. >> i'm not going to address the specific case at this time. i have a full agenda of many issues of great concern to us including human rights and the freedom and free movement of people inside china. >> annual high-level strategic and economic talks are set to begin in china's capital city on thursday. >>> the man whose name became better known after a documentary rent went viral is now trying to outrun international forces. american special forces joined the search for joseph kony. he is port of the lords salvation army a central african guerilla group known for kidnapping thousands of children around forcing them to fight and kill people. about 10 members of his forces have been killed or captured since january. >>> delta airlines
leaders at the nato summitt in chicago and this agreement will presumably be one way that the united states is willing to step up with resources to help afghanistan in the long term and hoping to press other countries to do the same. wisdom? >> thank you very much. >>> now, you will notice stepped-up security at metro stations today. metro says transit police, antiterrorism teams and patrol officers will continue operating on a heightened state of vigilance this week in connection with the anniversary of the killing of osama bin laden. now, metro says there is no specific or credible threat but al-qaeda has indicated interest in the past in anniversaries and significant dates. >>> making headlines this morning, five men are behind bars accused of plotting to blow up a bridge in ohio. this was their target. a bridge over a national park in brecksville about 15 miles south of cleveland. federal authorities say the men planted fake explosives provided to them by an undercover fbi agent. the men had unknowingly been work with the fbi inform apt for months. authorities say the suspects ar
is investigating what caused the large of the bank in the united states to lose $2 billion. lawmakers today are expected to debate how to regulate banks big enough to take down the broader financial system. the hearing was scheduled before j. p. morgan revealed their trading misfire to say the least. timothy geithner says the latest incident bolsters the case for tougher regulations. >>> acrime in progress and a good samaritan to the rescue. coming up next on fox 5 morning news. >> somebody jumped out of the bushes and tried to steal her purse and i refused to allow that to happen. >> his asks placed him smack in the middle of danger and he has the wounds to prove it. details coming your way next. >>> good morning w a warm and humid start to your day. it should be a bright and sunny day. i'll have details on the forecast and julie wright has a look at your traffic. effect running smoothly as we've got dry conditions to start your day. what makes hershey's s'mores special? pure chocolate goodness that brings people together. hershey's makes it a s'more... you make it special. pure hershey's.
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